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Old 01-23-2013, 07:02 PM   #23
mendoje
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Can you post the exact brand and part no. of the solder you used? I'm suggesting this so that if we all use it as part of a standard procedure, we can get consistent results.

Thanks!
Jeff

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Originally Posted by DiabloADV View Post
Today, I tried a method I'd read about. Place little pieces of hollow-core solder so the ends sit across the outer races. Heat the cover and install and torque. Then take the cover back off. Measure the squashed solder, subtract 0.05mm, and you have your shim specs.



It worked perfect, and took 15 minutes instead of the tedious afternoon of ultimate failure. Plus you don't need a $70 flat plate and a $100 indicator. Or much skill.
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